Boston Beer Company – Samuel Adams Alpine Spring

Boston Brewing brings us a new entry in their line of seasonal brews. This new beer defies categorization by being a combination of a Heller, bock, and Kellerbier. That alone should give you enough reason to try this beer if for no other reason than morbid curiosity. With the quality of seasonal beers that has been coming from this brewery lately, the decision should be easy. As the largest craft brewery in the US you can find it just about anywhere you find Sam Adams' offerings. ....
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Introducing: Jon Marler

I remember the first time I drank a true craft beer.  I arrived at my friend Chris’s apartment, where I immediately noticed he was drinking what looked like a beer.  He was standing next to the bottle, which had what looked like a monk in sunglasses holding an odd shaped glass and a skull.  Immediately, Chris demands: ”Here. Drink this.”
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Colorado Chronicles – Funkwerks

  Our last stop in Fort Collins was Funkwerks, a newer brewery on the Colorado landscape.  I need to make a few caveats about my visit to Funkwerks: 1) we were exhausted after an entire day of drinking and 2) I was dealing with some serious palate fatigue.  That said, Funkwerks makes some absolutely delicious beer. Funkwerks brews a style of beer called a Saison.  Saison is a farmhouse style...
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Colorado Chronicles – Odell Brewing Company

After touring at New Belgium for most of the afternoon our group made its way to Odell Brewing Company, also in Fort Collins.  The first thing you notice as you walk up is all the hop vines growing right on the building. I can only imagine how delicious it must smell during harvest season.  The middle of January at dusk with a stuffed nose was not the best way to appreciate Odell but it was...
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On Draft with Scott Hovey of Adelbert’s Brewery

There is common belief that craft beer must be bigger and hoppier to be successful. Scott Hovey, founder of Adelbert’s Brewery in Austin, TX, rejects that notion. Scott believes that the average craft beer drinker prefers a well-balanced beer not a septuple-hopped IPA. Adelbert’s is committed to brewing Belgian-style bottle-conditioned ales, a missing demographic in the burgeoning...
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